Happy Holidays (Hau’oli Lanui) Merry Christmas (Mele Kalikimaka)

Wishing Everyone Happy Holidays.
We are celebrating 2012 Holidays in Maui, HI.
Hau’oli Lanui (pronounced how-oh-lay la-new-ee) is the Hawaiian word for Happy Holidays.

Mele Kalikimaka (pronounced may-lay ka-lee-key-ma-ka)
is the Hawaiian word for Merry Christmas.


We are going on a Holiday Break. Will be back on Jan 1st, 2013.

Lots of Golden LVE n Woofs


  1. says

    Hau’oli Lanui Sugar. I love your message and wish you the same. You radiate joy and a beautiful spirit in your pictures. Thank you for sharing in your blog.

  2. says

    I knew Mele Kalikimaka from the Jimmy Buffett version. Thanks for the pronunciation for Hau’oli Lanui, Sugar. I bet Hawaiian would be a very difficult language to learn.

  3. Marni says

    Merry Christmas and a very Happy 2013 to you as well, Sugar darlin’ – Thank you for all of your pics and words… I look forward to seeing you every day… Love Marni and Rudy (my Golden Retriever)

  4. says

    Hey Sugar, Jet here.

    Have the most Pawesome and Merriest Christmas/New Years. May you and your family receive all you wish for and deserve. For you see… for all the Sugar you share all year, you deserve the same in return.

    Thank you for educating us on the Hawaiian language. :)

    Your cards are beautiful in word and picture.

    Enjoy, relax, play, swim, have a blast!

  5. says

    Oh, Happy Holidays to you too Sugar!! I love those cards. Have a safe and happy vacation! Remember to take LOTS of pics!


  6. says

    Happy holidays, Sugar! We hope you enjoy your break and we look forward to seeing you again after the 1st!

    Love your cards. What a pretty subject you make. :)

  7. says

    Hi Sugar, Enjoy that warm island sun while you can buddy. May you and your pawrents have a very Merry Christmas, filled with all that makes you happiest. I love your cards.
    Noreen & Hunter

  8. says

    Merry Christmas Sugar.
    Can’t wait for you to share your vacation Holiday pix with blogville.
    Have a relaxing time Surf’s Up.

    xo Cinnamon

  9. CharleyChops says

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and yours Sugar from my Non-fur Mummmy and from me “Frohe Weihnachten und ‘n guten Rutsch” .. CharleyChops

  10. says

    Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas to you too, Sugar! I hope you have a wonderful vacation — I cannot wait to hear all about it 😀

  11. says

    Merry Christmas, Sugar! Envious of your beautiful Hawaii; we just got a 12″ snow and blizzard. I know you can relate from living in I believe it was Chicago…you are probably grinning like crazy when you read this!

  12. says

    HI Sugar! Glad you are enjoying the sun in Hawaii! I is up to my neck in snow! But I do love snow!

    I wanted to stop by to wish you and your family a




    woos, Tessa

  13. says

    That precious face makes us feel peace, love, hope and joy, gorgeous Sugar!…Wishing you guys a wonderful holiday weekend=Merry Christmas, precious friends…xoxo…J, Calle, Halle, Sukki, Mommy Cat, Daddy Cat

  14. says

    Hey Sugar! We dropped by to greet you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We hope you enjoy your stay at the temporary home in Maui.

    Huggies and Cheese,

    Haopee of my dogs love me

  15. says

    Dear Sugar,

    I knew I would get a huge smile upon coming to your blog. Your Christmas photos/cards are gorgeous! Your smile beams love and joy! Loving the surfing Sugar, too!

    Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas filled with much love, happiness, and good cheer! You are such a dear friend and always brought smiles to our hearts and faces every time we visited your blog. We love that you bring so much love to us, and to everyone.

    May the spirit of Christmas bless you and yours throughout the year. Have a wonderful holiday break!


    FurAngel Suka and K

  16. says

    Sugar – you look amazing on that surfboard! Hope you and your family are enjoying the holidays on your break! Happy New Year!